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Kurt Ballou

Kurt Ballou

Real/full name:
Kurt Parker Ballou
50 (born Feb 1st, 1974)
Place of birth:
United States (Massachusetts)


Kurt Ballou is the guitarist from Massachusetts-based band Converge. Aside from his role in Converge, he is the recording engineer and owner of Godcity Recording Studio, as well as a prolific producer.


Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Keyboards, Theremin (1990-present)

2012 Converge / Napalm Death (Split) Guitars

Blue/Green Heart

Unknown (1999-2002)

Kid Kilowatt

Guitars (1996-1997)


Guitars, Saxophone

The Huguenots

Unknown (1996-2000)

All Pigs Must Die

2017 Hostage Animal Guitars (lead) (track 4)


2007 Animal Saxophone (track 10)

Black Breath

2012 Sentenced to Life Vocals (backing)

Full of Hell

2017 Trumpeting Ecstasy Bass (track 10)

High on Fire

2012 De Vermis Mysteriis Guitars (additional) (tracks 5, 10)
2015 Luminiferous Vocals (backing) (track 4)

Johnny the Boy

2023 You Guitars (additional, track 8)

Mutoid Man

2017 War Moans Guitars (tracks 4, 12)

Old Man Gloom

2003 Christmas Eve I & II + 6 (EP) Unknown
2004 Christmas Guitars
2012 No Guitars
2014 The Ape of God Guitars (track 1)


2019 Blood of the Beasts Guitars (track B5)

The Year of Our Lord

1999 The Frozen Divide (EP) Keyboards (track 1), Vocals (backing) (track 1)
2020 Deliver the Suffering (Single) Vocals (backing)


2008 Meanderthal Guitars

Trap Them

2007 Sleepwell Deconstructor Guitars (additional) (track 6, 11), Songwriting (track 6, 11)
2008 Seizures in Barren Praise Guitars, Bass on Track 7, Guitars on Track 5
2010 Filth Rations (EP) Glockenspiel
2014 Blissfucker Guitar noise on 10, Guitars (lead) on 1


2007 ...I Carry (EP) Recording
2010 Felo De Se (EP) Mixing

All Pigs Must Die

2010 All Pigs Must Die (EP) Recording, Mixing
2011 God Is War Producer, Recording, Mixing
2012 Curse of Humanity / Extinction Is Ours (EP) Recording, Mixing
2013 Silencer (EP) Recording, Mixing
2013 Nothing Violates This Nature Recording
2017 Hostage Animal Recording, Mixing
2017 A Caustic Vision (EP) Recording, Mixing


2007 Animal Recording, Mixing

Artillery Breath

2009 Inhuman Recording

Beyond the Sixth Seal

2002 Earth and Sphere Producer, Engineering, Mixing

Black Breath

2010 Heavy Breathing Producer, Recording
2012 Sentenced to Life Producer, Engineering, Mixing
2015 Slaves Beyond Death Recording, Producer

Black Lava

2022 Soul Furnace Mixing

Black Lung

2022 Dark Waves Mixing


2014 Dropdead / Brainoil (Split) Recording

Buried Inside

2009 Spoils of Failure Producer, Recording


2020 Powdered Producer, Recording


2022 Desiphon (EP) Mixing

Come to Grief

2022 When the World Dies Mixing, Recording, Engineering, Producer


2016 The Teeth & the Wounds Recording, Mixing


2019 III Producer

Darkest Hour

2017 Godless Prophets & the Migrant Flora Engineering, Mixing, Producer

Dead Empires

2015 True Believer (Single) Producer


2019 I, the Devil Producer


2023 Lacerations (Compilation) Remixing (tracks 1-5)


2022 Order of Chaos Mixing


2009 The Clearing Recording


2005 Black Thunder Recording, Mixing
2005 Live at the Middle East (Live album) Editing
2009 Darkness Come Alive Engineering, Mixing
2013 Grand Blood Engineering


2015 Expander (EP) Mixing, Engineering
2017 Endless Computer Engineering
2020 Neuropunk Boostergang Engineering, Mixing


2016 Evolution (Compilation) Recording (tracks 7, 8)

Friendship Commanders

2020 Hold on to Yourself (EP) Mixing
2021 Altar / Land of Men (Single) Mixing
2022 Stonechild (Single) Mixing
2022 Release the Rest (EP) Mixing
2023 Mass Producer, Recording, Mixing

Full of Hell

2017 Trumpeting Ecstasy Producer
2019 Weeping Choir Producer, Recording

Fuming Mouth

2019 The Grand Descent Mixing, Recording, Engineering, Producer
2020 Beyond the Tomb (EP) Mixing
2023 Last Day of Sun Producer, Engineering, Mixing


2016 Sonoran Depravation Mixing
2017 Sweltering Madness (Single) Mixing
2018 Iron Reagan / Gatecreeper (Split) Mixing
2019 Social Decay (Single) Mixing
2019 Deserted Mixing
2021 An Unexpected Reality (EP) Mixing
2024 Dark Superstition Recording, Mixing

Generation of Vipers

2011 Howl and Filth Mixing, Recording

Golden Core

2019 Fimbultýr Mixing


2015 La ira Mixing


2014 Crystalline Mixing

High on Fire

2012 Fertile Green (Single) Producer
2012 De Vermis Mysteriis Mixing, Producer, Recording
2015 Luminiferous Producer, Recording, Mixing
2018 Electric Messiah Recording (drums), Mixing
2019 Bat Salad (EP) Mixing
2024 Cometh the Storm Producer, Recording

Immortal Bird

2013 Akrasia (EP) Mixing

Iron Reagan

2014 The Tyranny of Will Mixing
2015 Iron Reagan / Toxic Shock (Split) Mixing
2017 Crossover Ministry Producer, Mixing
2018 Iron Reagan / Gatecreeper (Split) Mixing
2018 Dark Days Ahead (EP) Mixing


1998 Mosquito Control (EP) Engineering, Producer
1999 Sawblade (EP) Engineering, Producer
1999 The Red Sea (EP) Producer, Recording
2000 Isis / Pig Destroyer (Split) Engineering
2002 The Mosquito Control EP / The Red Sea (Compilation) Recording (CD 2, Tracks 1-3 & 8), Engineering (CD 1)
2008 Shades of the Swarm (Boxed set) Engineering

Johnny the Boy

2023 You Mixing


2021 Interstice Mixing
2022 Metempiric Mixing


2007 Redemption Through Looseness Mixing
2010 For Death, Glory and the End of the World Producer, Engineering, Mixing

Lord Dying

2023 I Am Nothing. I Am Everything (Single) Producer
2023 The Endless Road Home (Single) Producer
2024 Clandestine Transcendence Producer, Recording

Misery Index

2008 Traitors Engineering


2023 Engraved with Pain Recording, Mixing

Mutoid Man

2015 Bleeder Producer, Recording, Mixing
2017 War Moans Recording, Mixing
2023 Mutants Lyrics (tracks 6, 9), Producer, Recording, Mixing


2010 Unsilent Death Engineering, Mixing
2012 Obscene Humanity (EP) Recording
2013 Abandon All Life Producer, Engineering, Mixing
2016 You Will Never Be One of Us Producer, Engineering, Mixing
2019 I Don't Want to Know You (Single) Mixing
2020 Unsilent Death (10th Anniversary Edition) Remixing

Night Demon

2023 Outsider Mixing


2011 Mælstrøm Mixing
2013 Eros|Anteros Engineering, Producer

Old Man Gloom

2001 Seminar III: Zozobra Engineering
2001 Seminar II: The Holy Rites of Primitivism Regressionism Engineering
2003 Christmas Eve I & II + 6 (EP) Recording (tracks 1, 3, 7)
2004 Christmas Engineering [Sound Capturing And Organization]
2012 No Mixing, Engineering
2014 The Ape of God Recording. Mixing, Engineering
2014 The Ape of God Recording, Mixing
2020 Seminar VIII: Light of Meaning Recording, Mixing (tracks 1, 3, 4, 5)
2020 Seminar IX: Darkness of Being Recording, Mixing (tracks 2, 4 & 7)
2020 Zozoburn: Old Man Gloom + Zozobra / Live at Fiesta Roadburn / 2019 (Live album) Mixing

Organ Dealer

2016 Insomnia Chamber (Single) Recording


2019 Paninoteca Mixing

Phantom Glue

2009 Phantom Glue (EP) Mixing, Engineering
2013 A War of Light Cones Recording, Mixing
2014 Angels of Meth (Demo) Recording, Mixing

Ramming Speed

2013 Doomed to Destroy, Destined to Die Recording
2015 Don't Let This Stay Here (Single) Recording
2015 Don't Let This Stay Here (Single) Recording
2015 No Epitaphs Producer, Recording

Russian Circles

2016 Guidance Producer, Mixing, Recording
2019 Blood Year Recording, Producer
2022 Gnosis Engineering, Mixing


2022 Necrosexual Deviant (Single) Mixing
2023 Homicidal Ecstasy Mixing


2019 Blood of the Beasts Recording, Mixing

Sevenday Curse

1999 After the Storm Engineering, Producer, Recording

Shatter Brain

2021 Iron Fist (Single) Mixing


2013 Serpents Unleashed Engineering, Producer
2014 Unending, Everliving (Single) Engineering, Producer
2018 Devouring Radiant Light Producer


2019 Abandon All Faith Mixing
2022 Viscera Engineering, Mixing
2023 Bathed in a Black Sun (EP) Mixing, Mastering


2015 The Deal Mixing
2016 What One Becomes Recording, Mixing
2018 American Dollar Bill - Keep Facing Sideways, You're Too Hideous to Look at Face On (Collaboration) Mixing
2018 Love in Shadow Recording, Mixing
2020 St Vitus 09​/​07​/​2018 (Live album) Mixing
2020 May You Be Held Recording (additional), Mixing

Sun in Shadows

2019 Bad Spirits Recording, Mixing

The Matador

2014 Destroyer Mixing

The Secret

2010 Solve et Coagula Mixing, Producer, Engineering
2012 Agnus Dei Recording, Mixing

The Year of Our Lord

1997 The Year of Our Lord / Fortydaysrain (Split) Recording
1999 The Frozen Divide (EP) Recording (track 1)
1999 The Frozen Divide (EP) Engineering, Recording
2009 Dead to You (Compilation) Engineering, Producer
2020 Deliver the Suffering (Single) Recording


2008 Meanderthal Mixing, Engineering
2009 Healer / Across the Shields (EP) Recording, Mixing (tracks: 1, 2)
2012 Harmonicraft Mixing
2015 Restarter Mixing

Toxic Holocaust

2013 Chemistry of Consciousness Mixing
2013 Life Is a Lie (Single) Mixing

Trap Them

2007 Cunt Heir to the Throne (EP) Engineering, Mixing
2007 Sleepwell Deconstructor Mixing, Producer, Recording
2007 Séance Prime (EP) Recording, Mixing
2008 Seizures in Barren Praise Engineering, Producer
2010 Filth Rations (EP) Engineering
2010 Filth Rations (EP) Recording
2011 Darker Handcraft Producer, Engineering, Mixing
2014 Blissfucker Mixing, Engineering
2016 Crown Feral Producer, Recording

Umbra Vitae

2020 Shadow of Life Mixing, Recording
2024 Light of Death Recording, Engineering, Mixing


2014 The Great Divide (Single) Producer, Engineering, Mixing
2014 Splinters Mixing, Producer, Recording
2017 Fear Those Who Fear Him Engineering, Producer, Mixing, Recording

Year of the Knife

2020 Internal Incarceration Engineering, Mixing, Producer
2023 No Love Lost Recording, Mixing
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